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Company claims to be experiencing "high demand" for the EV in California.

Fiat has finally expanded availability of its 500e into Oregon, the second state to get the all-electric model.

The Italian marque claims to be experiencing "high demand" for the EV in California, where it has been available for a year.

Lease pricing has been maintained at $199/month for three years with $999 down, consistent with the gasoline-powered Cinquecento. The electrified hatchback carries a $32,650 MSRP (including $850 freight), however, which is twice the cost of the petroleum-fueled variant.

The 500e promises to deliver at least 87 miles of electric range in mixed driving, likely extending to around 100 miles in city settings. Its electric motor provides 111 horsepower and 149 lb-ft of torque.

FCA chief Sergio Marchionne earlier this year voiced annoyance with the electric model, which was only developed to comply with California's Zero Emissions Vehicle regulations. The executive claims the company is losing $14,000 on each unit.